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Brewed by De Koningshoeven (Bavaria - Netherlands)
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 2267   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Quadrupel is La Trappe’s heaviest ale with a stunning amber colour. Its warm and intense flavour is rich and finely balanced. Malty sweet, slightly burnt, and pleasantly bitter with a sweet aftertaste. Quadrupel continues to ferment after bottling and offers aromas of banana, almond, vanilla and others.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
clockk (104) - Lada / Langreo, SPAIN - APR 15, 2015
mucha graduacion de alcohol, cuerpo medio con una buena espuma persistente, aromas a vainilla.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stef73 (302) - - APR 14, 2015
de couleur oranger cette quad, on sens le malt carameliser avec un gout de melasse c est une biere qui un peu carameliser mais pas trop c est bon

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
flying_pig (1097) - SCOTLAND - APR 14, 2015
330ml Bottle from Arendsnest Proeflokaal, Amsterdam (€6.00):
Great stuff from La Trappe here, this one really didn’t seem like a 10% beer at all & this was largely down to the fact that the beer was so smooth to drink & the alcohol was almost completely masked in both the taste and the smell. The taste was a sweet, slightly dry one that proved incredibly easy to drink with some great, dark fruity flavours balancing well with the caramel & dark malts; amazing drinking. I’m already hoping to get my hands on the barrel aged version now.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ChtiBreizh (94) - Rennes, FRANCE - APR 13, 2015
Surprising light for a quadrupel. Nice head. Carbonation is above average for the style. Too sweet and caramelish for me. I had enough after two sips. Not better than a leffe with added alccol.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Whatup14 (968) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - APR 12, 2015
Bouteille 750ml. Couleur orange brûlé foncé opaque, mousse beige tenace laissant une dentelle évasive. Arôme de levure, malt caramélisé, alcool, fruits confits. Goût de malt caramélisé, caramel foncé, levure, légère amertume, cassonade. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen. Une quad un peu mince, mais savoureuse.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ej (926) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - APR 12, 2015
Bottle. Pours a light brown with a large fluffy offwhite head. Aroma of caramel, candy, dates and raisins. Taste is semi-sweet. Hints of candy and raisins. Also hints of clove. Full body high co2 levels.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
k92488 (339) - NORWAY - APR 10, 2015
0.33 flaske. Aroma gjær karamell frukt eik. Smak gjær malt peanøtt frukt. Complex og flott. Kanongod. Co2 medium

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BiereLuc (1088) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 9, 2015
En trois points... 1) Brune aux reflets violacés. Le nez est très levuré, avec une pointe de petits fruits rouges bien mûrs et sucrés. 2) En bouche, c’est encore la levure des moines qui vole la vedette. J’ai aussi bu une Tripel cette semaine et la signature de la levure transparaît de la même manière dans cette Quadrupel. 3) Peut-être l’ai-je attaquée alors qu’elle était trop froide? Peut-être l’ai-je terminée trop froide – le produit se boit drôlement bien et la bouteille descend à un rythme dangereux. Une Quadrupel avec la «légèreté» d’une Dubbel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (386) - - APR 7, 2015
Dark brown color with small off-white head. smell od dark fruit, herbs, raisins, banana. The same Taste: sweet with fruity notes. Alcohol is well hidden.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stoned99 (410) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 6, 2015
750 bottle bought at Halles St-Jean. Aroma: caramel, toffee, background of banana, nuts and almonds. App: dark red, brownish, off white head and some nice lacing. Taste and palate: full creamy bodied, some vanilla in mouth, rich texture, medium sweetness, soft carbonation, sweet and alcohol finish. Overall: Doesn’t smell much but could be my cold playing tricks on me. Really enjoyed the mouthfeel, smooth for the palate. Rich but so easy to drink. A great quadrupel. Glad I bought more than one


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